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the challenge of promoting sound science – interview with Simon Clark

The challenge of promoting sound science – interview with Simon Clark

Simon Clark is a scientist who regularly posts online videos covering scientific topics. He also wrote ‘Firmament’ - a book on climate change. In this interview for the European Science-Media Hub Simon Clark talks about the importance of making accurate science information available to citizens and the challenges of getting a complex message across to ...

The Future of Science Communication Conference Bringing Science Communicators and Researchers Together

ESMH participates in the conference on the future of science communication in Europe

How to communicate scientific evidence in the digital era? How to maintain an open dialogue with citizens and address disinformation and misinformation? Could science communication be more structured and institutionalised at European level? These were the main issues discussed at the second Future of Science Communication Conference (FSCC 2.0) on 26 April in Brussels. Academics, ...

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Laurence Vardaxoglou: ‘The climate-ambivalent community in Europe is large and deserves attention’

A surprisingly high proportion of European citizens are ambiguous about human responsibility in climate change. This group is especially susceptible to disinformation and is large enough to hinder climate action.

Frank Kelly interview, The concept of news. Folded stack of Newspapers on laptop

How to effectively communicate uncertainty? Engaging with people’s concern about complex scientific topics

The world's oldest independent scientific academy, the Royal Society, dedicated to promoting excellence in science, has published a new report on the challenge of scientific misinformation: how can we foster a healthier online information environment? We spoke with chair of the report Frank Kelly, Emeritus Professor of the Mathematics of Systems at the University of ...

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‘Science for Ukraine’ – How European scholars help their Ukrainian colleagues

Just a few days after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, European researchers and students are showing unprecedented solidarity towards Ukrainian academics and students. Under the hashtag #scienceforukraine, scientists, research organisations and laboratories voluntarily offer office space, short-term paid positions or accommodation.

How has Covid-19 affected people’s trust in science?

Exclusive interview: Lara Clements on the latest Wellcome Global Monitor report, the world's largest study into how people think and feel about science.

How the World will look after the Coronavirus

ESMH Media Review – January 19, 2022

Coronavirus, cities & 2022 innovations: check out the ESMH selection of 31 science & tech news published in the last weeks on the web.

Branislava Lalic interview, Contemporary society infography

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Branislava Lalic about responsible research and innovation in the EU

Interview with Branislava Lalic, associate professor in the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Novi Sad. What does RRI mean to you, and how is it a part of your research environment? From my point of view, RRI is a way of living. In an ideal world, we would not need RRI actions and ...